Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners)

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

This course covers the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking. In addition, we will look at the basics of Dutch grammar and Dutch vocabulary.

In order to ensure a safe learning environment for our students, we took measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

Classroom course

€450,00

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Starting from 17 November 2020

+ 2 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 395,00

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Starting from 16 November 2020

+ 2 more dates

About the Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course

The following themes will be used:

  • getting to know each other
  • on the road / going out
  • making a date
  • relatives
  • parties
  • going shopping
  • living accommodation,
  • work / leisure time
  • visiting the doctor
  • asking for information

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Learning goals

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level A2 in a short period of time.

Participants can understand the most important aspects of clear standard texts on subjects that they frequently come across at work, at school or during their leisure time. They can deal with most situations that can arise while travelling in areas where Dutch is spoken. They can produce simple texts on subjects that are familiar or that are of interest to them. They can describe experiences and occurrences, dreams, expectations and ambitions, and they can briefly explain their opinions and intentions.

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Method

Different competences will be discussed during the classes. Assignments will be made in class, in groups, pairs or individually. More information about the course programme, homework and suggestions for additional online exercises will be published on the electronic learning environment.

In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course consists of 17 sessions of 1 hour 75 minutes at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 30 hours.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Participants should attend at least 80% of the meetings. Please note that this is a fast course, especially suitable for German speakers. There will be no final test.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday16 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday18 November 202018:0019:45
    Monday23 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday25 November 202018:0019:45
    Monday30 November 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday2 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday7 December 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday9 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday14 December 202018:0019:45
    Wednesday16 December 202018:0019:45
    Monday4 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday6 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday11 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday13 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday18 January 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday20 January 202118:0019:45
    Monday25 January 202118:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Utrecht)
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    Tuesday17 November 202020:1522:00
    Thursday19 November 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday24 November 202020:1522:00
    Thursday26 November 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday1 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday3 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday8 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday10 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday15 December 202020:1522:00
    Thursday17 December 202020:1522:00
    Tuesday5 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday7 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday12 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday14 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday19 January 202120:1522:00
    Thursday21 January 202120:1522:00
    Tuesday26 January 202120:1522:00

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  • Starting date: 8 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
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    Monday8 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday10 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday15 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday17 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday22 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday24 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday1 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday3 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday8 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday10 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday15 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday17 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday22 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday24 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday29 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday31 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday7 April 202118:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 9 February 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday9 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday11 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday16 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday18 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday23 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday25 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday2 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday4 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday9 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday11 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday16 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday18 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday23 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday25 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday30 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday1 April 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday6 April 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Utrecht)
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    Monday19 April 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday21 April 202120:0021:45
    Monday26 April 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday28 April 202120:0021:45
    Monday3 May 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday5 May 202120:0021:45
    Monday10 May 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday12 May 202120:0021:45
    Monday17 May 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday19 May 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday26 May 202120:0021:45
    Monday31 May 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday2 June 202120:0021:45
    Monday7 June 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday9 June 202120:0021:45
    Monday14 June 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday16 June 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 20 April 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday20 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday22 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday29 April 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday4 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday6 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday11 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday18 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday20 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday25 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday27 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday1 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday3 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday8 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday10 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday15 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday17 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday22 June 202120:0021:45

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